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Book Talk: Mockingjay, Part 1, With Spoilers!

Book Talk is an occasional feature where I talk about book-ish non-review topics.

Today is all about Mockingjay, which I saw yesterday!  I’m not super-picky when it comes to movie adaptations, but The Hunger Games movies have been really, really good! 546 more words


Let's go fly a kite!

The other day I watched Saving Mr. Banks, a fictionalized account of the filming of Mary Poppins, which I have to admit was not my favorite Disney film.  573 more words


Are pictures really worth a thousand words?

In this post Alex Mellas, Higher Education Sales & Marketing, talks about the book versus film debate – is one better than the other?

The… 520 more words


The 'Uncharted' Movie Brings On An Oscar-Winning Writer

Uncharted, on paper, is the ideal video game to bring to the big screen. All you really need to do is replace the main character with somebody who can anticipate an obvious plot twist and you’ve got a pretty good Indiana Jones movie. 180 more words


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Richard Fleischer

This classic film stars an amazing submarine, the Nautilus, and a motley collection of characters that find themselves in the adventures of their lifetime. 37 more words


The Crossing: A Novel

The Crossing: A Novel by Cormac McCarthy

The National Books Award for All the Pretty Horses and the Pulitzer Prize for The Road have combined with movie adaptations of… 136 more words


For Lemony Snicket Fans: THE GOOD BEGINNING

I grew up reading Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. I started reading it in primary school (fifth or sixth grade, I can’t quite remember) because my Principal talked about them one time during the assembly. 291 more words

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